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Aces Ballpark hosts ‘Save Your Skull Day’
“If I can save just one kid’s life, I’ll know I made a difference”
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Cooling Off
With the temperature reaching more than 100 degrees Thursday afternoon, area kids enjoyed the coolness of the fountain in front of the Sparks Century 14 Theaters.
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Herb growers find challenge, camaraderie in farmer’s markets
Dayton couple began farming after friendly dare
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Judge for Whittemore-Seeno cites possible conflict
RENO — Citing his own potential conflicts of interest, a veteran U.S. judge put on hold Thursday the criminal prosecution of Nevada lobbyist Harvey Whittemore as well as a civil battle between the political power broker and a California construction mogul with casino interests. U.S. District Judge Larry Hicks told lawyers for businessman Albert Seeno Jr. of Concord, Calif., and Whittemore, who has close ties to Senate Majority Leader Harry Rei...
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Chimp dead, another tranquilized after escape
LAS VEGAS — Two chimpanzees escaped a Las Vegas backyard and rampaged through a neighborhood Thursday, pounding on cars and jumping into and out of at least one vehicle before police killed one primate and tranquilized the other, authorities said. No people were hurt, but police said they had no choice but to kill after the agitated animals escaped their enclosure about 10 a.m. and started running through yards and opening car doors in a neigh...
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Debate over year-round versus traditional schools
NEW YORK — By the time summer’s over, many families can’t wait for school to start. Working parents have struggled to find camps or babysitting, kids are bored and teachers fret over “summer slide” — the academic losses that research shows hits kids from poor families hardest. Year-round schooling might seem like the antidote, and in some parts of the country, schools with just a few weeks off are not uncommon. In Raleigh, N.C. and other parts...
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Fewer auto closings reduce US unemployment claims
WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits plunged last week. But a big reason is that automakers have skipped some of their usual summer shutdowns to keep up with demand, causing fewer temporary auto layoffs. Economists expect the number of Americans seeking unemployment aid to go back up in coming weeks. The auto industry’s recovery has helped support the struggling U.S. economy. U.S. auto sales in the first half of...
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Local girl takes home 4 trophies from pageant
Reed student will go to national competition in Hollywood, Calif.
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The heat is still on in Washoe Co.
Health officials offer tips to avoid heat-related illnesses
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Northbound US 395 project honored for early completion
$31 million widening was finished 5 months ahead of schedule
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Jury blames NV irrigation district for ‘08 Fernley flood
YERINGTON (AP) — A northern Nevada jury has found a rural irrigation district liable for damages in the collapse of a century-old canal that sent a wall of water into the town of Fernley four years ago. A judge in state court in Yerington set a status conference for Aug. 30 to discuss potential damages for hundreds of flood victims. Flood victim lawyer Patrick Leverty says justice was done by Monday’s jury verdict finding the Truckee Carson Ir...
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Reno gives county more time for mutual fire aid agreement
Duration of aid is still a sticking point as fire divorce rages on
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Fire at Sparks High tricky for firefighters
Construction causes small fire on roof, damage limited to above classroom
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Kids Count shows improvement in child welfare
Children’s Cabinet says personal touch is key to helping struggling children
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Reno, county still have fire issues as storms loom
Lightning could spark spot fires as entities seek mutual aid deal
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Text of the State of the City Address
Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger says city is on stable financial ground
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